Avocado with Sweet Potato and Charred Onion Dip Recipe

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For a more complex tasting appetizer, try mixing these unexpected ingredients for a flavorful surprise!
Bobby Skiber

For a more complex tasting appetizer, try mixing these unexpected ingredients for a flavorful surprise! Almost like a salsa, this dip could be more exciting for your guests than the actual game. 

6
Servings
346
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

 

Back to Avocado 101!

 

Ingredients

  • 4 ​ ripe avocados - diced
  • 1 sweet potato - baked
  • 1 red onion - charred
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 Ounces sour cream
  • 2 Ounces olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 pinch​​ Nutmeg

Directions

Preheat oven to 375º

Place whole sweet potato into oven baking for 35-40 minutes until fork tender.

Put broiler setting on low. Slice onion into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place onto sheet pan and broil for 10-12 minutes. Onion is ready when tops are slightly charred. Once onion is cool rough chop and set aside.

In a bowl place diced avocado, lime juice, diced cold sweet potato (1/2 inch cubes) and charred onion slices.  Drizzle with olive oil and mix all ingredients together.

Season with sea salt and a pinch of nutmeg.

Garnish with dollop of sour cream and diced red onion.

Serve with dried fruit (pineapple), plantain chips and/or pita points. 

 

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
48%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Protein
3g
7%
Carbs
19g
6%
Vitamin A
180µg
20%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
21.1%
Vitamin C
17mg
28%
Vitamin E
4mg
21%
Vitamin K
35µg
43%
Calcium
39mg
4%
Fiber
10g
40%
Folate (food)
116µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
116µg
29%
Iron
1mg
5.6%
Magnesium
48mg
12%
Monounsaturated
21g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
98mg
14%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
774mg
22%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.4%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.1%
Zinc
1mg
7%

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